Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

26.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

The Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.

Minutes:

There were apologies for absence received from Councillor Broderick (with Councillor King substituting), Councillor Gray (with Councillor Davis substituting), Councillor Newton (with Councillor Stephenson substituting), Councillor Poonian (with Councillor Everett substituting) and Councillor Chittock (with no substitute).

 

27.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee, held on 2 October 2017.

Minutes:

The minutes of the last meeting of the Committee, held on Monday 2 October 2017, were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

28.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or other interest, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were none.

29.

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

Roger Hirst, the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex will be in attendance to provide an update on his role and work during the past year.

 

Minutes:

The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex (Roger Hirst) and Communications Officer from the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (Darren Horsman) were in attendance. Roger Hirst provided a verbal update to the Committee which included information on the following:

 

(1)   Increasing demand on the Police Service;

(2)   Crime rates;

(3)   Statistics;

(4)   Increase of online fraud;

(5)   Investments in technology across the County;

(6)   Reporting crime online;

(7)   Control room improvements;

(8)   Restructure of Management;

(9)   Recruitment Campaign;

(10)   Funding;

(11)   New Partners; and

(12)   Working together.

 

Following on from the update, the Committee was given the opportunity to ask questions which were responded to by Roger Hirst and Inspector Darren Deex (Essex Police) who was also in attendance.

 

The Director of Transformation and Strategy from North Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (Pam Green) was also in attendance and spoke about integration and how it had played into the health service as well but that one issue that still needed further work was information sharing.

 

30.

Essex County Fire and Rescue

Julian Ashley (Assistant Director for Collaboration) from Essex County Fire and Rescue will be in attendance to provide an update on the service.

 

Minutes:

Essex County Fire and Rescue’s Assistant Director for Collaboration (Julian Ashley) was in attendance and provided a verbal update to the Committee which included information on the following:

 

(1) Collaboration;

(2) Operational Delivery;

(3) Support Services;

(4) Work Streams;

(5) Benefits of working together;

(6) Volunteers;

(7) Funding;

(8) School Education Programme;

(9) Delivery of messages; and

(10) Volunteer Management System.

 

Later on during the meeting, the Committee was given the opportunity to ask questions.

 

31.

Community Safety Partnership

Representatives from Tendring’s Community Safety Partnership will be in attendance to provide an update on the CSP’s key projects and activities during the past year.

 

Minutes:

The Council’s Head of Leadership, Support and Community (Karen Neath) was in attendance and introduced this item to the Committee.

 

The Council’s Safer Communities Assistant (Charlotte Root) was also in attendance and provided the Committee with information on:

 

·        Prevent training;

·        DA Training;

·        Crucial Crew; and

·        Website and the new logo.

 

Inspector Darren Deex provided the Committee with information on:

 

·        Police Statistics;

·        Revamp of the hub;

·        Daily Call Conference;

·        Intelligence Sharing;

·        Rogue Traders;

·        Banger Racing Project;

·        Operation Aident; and

·        Problem Solving Group.

 

Karen Neath provided the Committee with information on:

 

·        Task and Finish Groups;

·        Stay Safe for Summer;

·        Harwich Community Day;

·        Domestic Homicide Reviews; and

·        Public Spaces Protection Orders.

 

The Council’s Community Safety Officer (Richard Eastwood) was also in attendance and discussed a case study with the Committee and then went on to provide information on:

 

·        Street Action Days;

·        Firebreak;

·        Operation Valour / Cuckooing Training;

·        Gangsline;

·        Modern Slavery; and

·        Operation Nazareth.

 

Following on from the information provided, the Committee were given the opportunity to ask questions.

 

The Council’s Health and Education Portfolio Holder (Councillor Lynda McWilliams) expressed her thanks to the Community Safety Partnership.

 

The Chairman thanked everyone for attending the meeting.